Aldermen and Mayor Rahm Emanuel doubled down on their commitment to protect immigrants and Muslims this week, responding to President-Elect Donald Trump’s proposals. City Clerk Susana Mendoza is now Illinois Comptroller. With Mendoza’s swearing in this week, her replacement remains a mystery. We’ll fill you in on some of the names we’ve heard to step up to the podium. And one aldermen tried to pull back on the number of honorary street signs aldermen can designate in the city, but he faced a lot of backlash from his colleagues.

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